Remember Romeu?

September 27, 2012

Before Tuesday night’s League Cup outing, Oriol Romeu had not featured in a Chelsea shirt since April, when he was in the team which played away to Arsenal. He was absent from the club’s pre-season stateside and the only real indication he still existed before this midweek was a token place amongst the substitutes in the odd game so far this season. Yet on the day after celebrating his 21st…


All About The Attitude

August 9, 2011

at·ti·tude [at-i-tood, -tyood] Noun 1. A settled way of thinking or feeling, typically reflected in a person’s behaviour. ( Like most people I was very disappointed to learn of Pastore signing for PSG. I had thought – I still think – he is the type of quality playmaker that would benefit the squad. Going to PSG (the Man City of French football, as Arsene Wenger apparently described them) to most observers is…


Chelsea In For Another Barcelona Youngster?

July 21, 2011

Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo are this afternoon reporting that Chelsea are close to finalising a deal for young midfielder Oriol Romeu. The 19 year-old, who made his senior debut for the European champions late last season, is reported to be the subject of a €5m bid from The Blues. Barcelona are believed to want a clause in the deal allowing them to re-sign the player in two seasons, but this…